Why Thai cooking school / Thai Akha Kitchen

Cooking school in Chiang Mai

A cooking school is an institution devoted to education in the art and science of cooking and food preparation. There are many different types of cooking schools around the world, some devoted to training professional chefs, others aimed at amateur enthusiasts, with some being a mixture of the two. Programs can vary from half a day to several years. Some programs lead to an academic degree or a recognized vocational qualification, while others do not. Many programs include practical experience in the kitchen of a restaurant attached to the school or a period of work experience in a privately owned restaurant.
Akha Thai cooking School in Chiang Mai is one of the best culinary schools, cooking classes, cookery schools in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Beside chicken stir fry, stir fry chicken and many more dishes, you will learn thai, some basics thai language during the cooking class in our cooking school. Also, you will learn how to prepare 11 dishes for the price of 6!

    Why to choose Akha Thai Cookery school in Chiang Mai?

  • We are first and only cooking school in Chiang Mai and in Thailand where you have a chance to learn how to cook Thai Akha Hill Tribe food
  • Class at outdoor set up kitchen with mix of Thai- Akha culture atmosphere.
  • Eating prepared food in air-condition dinning’s room.
  • Experiencing different culture
  • Perfect choice for vegetarian lover
  • Healthy choices, basic ingredients you can find at home.
  • While other schools offers to teach you how to prepare in total ~6 dishes, with us you will learn how to prepare 11
    • (Curry, Curry Paste, Papaya Salad, Fried Spring Roll, Stir Fried by choice, Thai Soup) - you will make it all by your self!
    • (Akha Sapi Thong – tomato dipping sauce, Akha Soup, Akha Salad, Mango with sticky rice, Pumpkin in coconut milk) - all students learn ingredients and watch one of students or instructor while preparing it, with a detailed explanations.
    and eat 10 dishes at our class!
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Thai- Ahka kitchen is run by Akha people who were born and raised in Thailand. We love Thai Food, as you do, so we would like to invite you to experience Akha Food and Akha culture. Give us a chance to tell you our story. Our small culture will sooner or later cease to exist and it will become forgotten. This is our chance to pass down our traditions and cooking styles to the world in hope that at least some parts of it will live through people who continue to use our techniques. You can be part of that. After all

Food or anything can be used as tool to give out information

We would like to use our unique cooking style as means of connecting one culture to another, and we would love you to join us on our mission.

Thai Akha hill tribe History

Akha people are an indigenous hill tribe who originate from Tibet.

In Early 1900 Our Family immigrated to Thailand through China, Laos, Burma. Now there are 80,000 Akha people living in a small village at the higher elevation in the mountain of Northern Thailand. Akha people have their own language, culture, tradition and believes, different from other parts of Thailand, as many hill tribes do

Thai cooking school Packages

Thai cooking school is offering 2 different cooking class packages. You may enrol to either of these by following the links bellow. Alternatively, you could give us a call and we will be happy to help with any of your queries.
Class is lead by Thai Akha English speaker who has 4 years of experience working as a front line cook in the USA

Full day Cooking class

~ $33 Per class/ person

  • Total of 11 dishes!
  • ~5 hours
  • Local market tour
  • Transportation
  • Cook book
  • Two appetiser dishes
  • Two desserts
  • Three Thai dishes!
  • Three Akha dishes!
  • Gift for every student!
  • Free fresh locally grown coffee!
More info Book Online!

Evening Cooking class

~ $30 Per class/ person

  • Total of 11 dishes!
  • ~4 hours
  • Transportation
  • Cook book
  • Two appetiser dish
  • Two desserts
  • Three Thai dishes!
  • Three Akha dishes!
  • Gift for every student!
  • Free fresh locally grown coffee!
More info Book Online!